Payroll specialist handles a clients payroll needs, and can advise them on the best practices. When preparing for this interview, follow up on your states payroll rules and have a great knowledge of payroll.
Most employers will require a bachelor's degree, however, an extensive knowledge of payroll or good sales skills can land you a job at most payroll companies, and extensive payroll training will then follow.
Depending on the job, payroll specialist may have to travel to meet clients and to make new ones. Most of the payroll work is done in an office setting.